sapotaceous

sapotaceous

(ˌsæpəˈteɪʃəs)
adj
(Plants) of, relating to, or belonging to the Sapotaceae, a family of leathery-leaved tropical plants: includes the gutta-percha and balata trees, sapodilla, and shea
[C19: from New Latin sapota sapota]
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Anastrepha serpentina is known to oviposit in sapotaceous hosts that release sticky latex upon being punctured and presumably have adapted their oviposition behavior to deal with this defense system (Aluja et al.